Reception cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1910

Contributed by Maine Historic Preservation Commission


The reception cottage at the Maine State Sanatorium for Pulmonary Diseases in Hebron. The privately operated facility opened in 1904. The reception cottage opened in August 1910.

Founded by Dr. Estes Nichols, the sanatorium was one of the first in the country to treat patients with tuberculosis. Patients slept in open or semi open pavilions and followed strict sanitary and dietary regimens.

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  • Title: Reception cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Local Name: Greenwood Mountain
  • Town: Hebron
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historic Preservation Commission
55 Capitol Street, 65 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0065
(207) 287-2132

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